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    Wind effected by tide?
    From: Russell Sher
    Date: 2000 Feb 14, 12:53 AM

    The other day I was sailing into a bay on our West Coast of South Africa -a
    few hours from Cape Town. Someone asked the port control for the wind speed
    reading. After this was given, I though that I heard something about the
    wind speed would probably increase because of the expected state of the
    tide. (I can't quite remember whether it was high or low) -
    Is there any truth in saying that the state of the tide affects the
    prevailing wind speed?
    
    Regards
    Russell
    

       
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